Both the Yin and Yang AND the teachings of the Buddha emphasize the power of change and how hard it is for humans to “let go” of things. What role does this “letting go” play in being happy? Explain how letting go and being aware of the impermanence of life can help a person be calmer in a world of unending changes, updates, new versions, and “progress.”
write a reflection in at least 250 words. Use complete sentences and correct academic writing to complete this assignment.
Respond in writing to these items:
- What is philosophy and what do philosophers do?
- What question do you hope philosophy can help you answer most of all? Explain why.
- What did the Asian sages teach you about being a wise person?